October 28, 2016

heart disease


  • Chocolate on the Brain

    Chocolate on the Brain

    by Berkeley Wellness

    The news keeps getting sweeter about dark chocolate and other cocoa products. Not only have several studies suggested that it can help lower blood pressure, but new research has found that cocoa can also aid the brain.

  • Can Calcium Pills Hurt Your Heart?

    Can Calcium Pills Hurt Your Heart?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Even doctors who are generally unenthusiastic about supplements are likely to advise many patients to take calcium to help protect their bones. But an analysis of 11 studies concluded that calcium supplements can increase the risk of heart attacks.

  • High Trans Fat Intake
    Wellness Tip

    High Trans Fat Intake

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Trans fats have traditionally been used in fast food as well as processed foods such as cakes and crackers. Recent research looks at how a high intake of these fats can affect mortality.